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    • Sea Otter

    • Mammals; marine; wildlife; ocean; See status and backround info at http://ecos.fws.gov/servlet/SpeciesProfile?spcode=A0A7
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    • California condor (Gymnogyps californianus) recovery plan. Third revision.

    • Endangered and/or threatened; Birds; Birds of prey; Captive breeding; Reintroduction; Raptors;
    • 1976, (41 FR 187). Long recognized as a vanishing species (Cooper 1890, Koford 1953, Wilbur 1978), the California condor remains one ofthe world’s rarest and most imperiled vertebrate species. Despite intensive conservation...
    • Transfering Deer in Southeast Alaska

    • Marine Vessels; Work of the Service; Animal Conservation; ARLIS; Alaska
    • "Enforcement Agents Robert Baker and Blake Kinnear taking transfer case containing deer on small boat to FWS vessel GRIZZLY BEAR in background." Idaho Inlet.
    • Food from the sea: fish and shellfish of New England.

    • History; Aquatic environments; Fishes; Fisheries management; Fishing; Commercial fishing; Overfishing;
    • "In New England, the specific job is to spread consumption more uniformly over the nearly 80 species of fish and shellfish that are brought, into local ports each year. Production records 'of the fishing industry show a serious lack of...
    • Bison eating grass in a field

    • Mammals; Wildlife;
    • A buffalo eating grass at Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge. Resource links:http://www.fws.gov/fortniobrara/
    • FWS Employee with Chinook Salmon

    • Fishes;Fish hatcheries; Work of the Service
    • A fisheries biologist at Leavenworth National Fish Hatchery in Washington displays a mature spring Chinook salmon which has migrated upstream to spawn. The Service operates 12 National Fish Hatcheries in Washington which raise several species of...
    • FWS Biologist with Condor

    • Endangered and/or Threatened species; Employees (USFWS)
    • A FWS biologist is observing a condor in captivity at the Patuxent Research Refuge. The California condor is one of the largest flying birds in the world, with a wing span of more than nine feet. Condors can soar and glide for hours without...
    • Setting Trap for Delmarva Fox Squirrel

    • FWS Employees (USFWS); Endangered and/or Threatened species; Eastern Neck National Wildlife Refuge; Maryland
    • A FWS biologist is setting a trap to tag the endangered Delmarva Fox Squirrel. This large, slate grey tree squirrel has an unusually full, fluffy tail and white belly. Once found throughout the Delmarva Penninsula, remnant populations of the...
    • Red-cockaded Woodpecker research

    • Birds; Endangered and/or Threatened species;
    • A FWS biologist tags a Red-cockaded woodpecker. These woodpeckers are endangered because open forests with big, old pine trees have been replaced by forests with younger, smaller pines. Periodic natural fires needed to control the brushy...
    • Girl scouts in frog survey

    • Education; Education outreach; Children; Biologists (USFWS); Urban refuge;
    • A FWS biologist talks to some of the Girl Scouts as they prepare to explore the Patuxent Research Refuge.
    • Girl scouts in frog survey

    • Education; Education outreach; Children; Biologists (USFWS); Urban refuge
    • A FWS biologist walks with a group of Girl Scouts through the Patuxent Research Refuge.
    • Refuge visitor

    • Wildlife refuges; Visitor services; Employees (USFWS);
    • A FWS employee converses with a refuge visitor

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